2018 Olympic Hockey Preview

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For the first time in 24 years the best players in the National Hockey League will not be present at the Olympic Winter Games. One might automatically think that Team Canada could be in a lot of trouble, and not able to win Olympic gold for the third consecutive time in men’s action. Even though […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Curling Preview

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Since curling had full Olympic medal status at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Team Canada has reached the podium every time in men’s and women’s curling. At the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones made Olympic history. She became the first female skip to go undefeated at a single Olympic […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Figure Skating Preview

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At the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, team figure skating made its Olympic debut. Canada entered the competition as strong medal contenders and came away with a silver medal as they were beaten by Russia by 10 points. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of London, Ontario, have decided to return for their third Olympic […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Short Track Speed Skating Preview

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At the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Charles Hamelin of Levis, Quebec and Marianne St-Gelais of Roberval, Quebec were the face of Canadian short track speed skating. The two were dating at the time and are now scheduled to be married in August of 2018. After Hamelin won a gold medal in the men’s […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Speed Skating Preview

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Ted-Jan Bloemen was not a notable name in the world of speed skating when he came to live in Canada in 2014. There was no problem in Bloemen getting Canadian citizenship because his father was born in Bathurst, New Brunswick. A specialist in the long-distance events, Bloemen is a serious medal contender for Canada in […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Cross-Country Skiing Preview

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Never before in the history of Olympic Winter Games has Canada earned a medal in men’s cross-country skiing. Canadian women have earned three medals. Beckie Scott of Vegreville, Alberta won the gold medal in the women’s 10km pursuit at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City and then teamed up with Sara Renner […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Skeleton Preview

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In the history of skeleton at the Olympic Winter Games, Canada has won four medals. At the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Canada won three medals—a gold and silver respectively from Duff Gibson of Vaughan, Ontario and Jeff Pain of Calgary, Alberta in men’s skeleton and a bronze medal from Mellisa Hollingsworth of Lacombe, […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Freestyle Skiing Preview

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At the start of the 2013-14 World Cup season, Mikael Kingsbury of Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec was the favourite to win the Olympic gold medal in men’s moguls. He had won the World Cup title the previous two seasons and the gold medal at the 2013 World Freestyle Skiing Championships in Voss, Norway. However, the races leading […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Luge Preview

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In late December, it appeared Canadian lugers were getting an early Christmas present. On December 22, it was announced that Team Canada would win a bronze medal in mixed relay luge from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi because the Russians were stripped of their silver medal due to the doping scandal. However, on […] READ MORE


2018 Olympic Snowboarding Preview

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At the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Mark McMorris of Regina, Saskatchewan, was not competing at 100%. He broke his rib at the 2014 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado and then shocked the world when he not only competed in Sochi with the injury but won the Olympic bronze as well in men’s slopestyle […] READ MORE